Here is how Commissioner Andriukaitis needs to act following ECHA’s decision that glyphosate is safe!
Things are not looking too rosy for the big NGOs. Being crowded out of a market they had established, losing touch with online communities and grassroots support, having gurus steal their issues, seeing the nature of the game in Brussels change …
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
IARC has continued to slide into an crisis of legitimacy. Recent unethical, biased behaviour has left the agency no longer fit for purpose.
My solution to fix IARC is to pull its funding. As I publish this, the US is proposing to do just that!
IARC says they are transparent – they are not! They say their scientists have no conflicts of interest – they do! They say their scientific methodology is the strongest – no one else agrees. This is hypocrisy!
Using precaution as an impulse is like using a broken compass: you’ll never actually know how lost you are. Why precaution does not work for pesticides.
Stupid is growing today via social media fear campaigns. How can we deal with it? Step 1: Define it
We know that IARC’s political bias, non-transparency and conflict of interest on glyphosate were bad. But according to a recent publication, it is nothing compared to how bad their activist science was.
Expediency: the “art of making something go away” has become the main political virtue in Brussels. This has allowed contrapreneurs to win on issues.
Next week, the European Council will consider the European Commission’s last-ditch compromise effort to reauthorise the widely used herbicide, glyphosate. It won’t go well.
I am joining the March Against Monsanto to support those who feel afraid, vulnerable and angry. Over-stressed, they need a hug – so that is what I’ll be doing!